GGPoker Super MILLION$ Week The Poker Palace Summer Championships 2021 PokerStars MICOOP
Event #23: $300 Deepest Stack NLH

Event Info

Players 307
Players Left 2
Average Chip Stack 5,372,500
Total Chips 10,745,000

Level Info

Level 29
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 120,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 2
Event #23: $300 Deepest Stack NLH
Day 1 Completed

Mike Dobbs and Ryan Dodd Take Home $16,259 Each After a Heads-Up Deal (full)

TKBluffs • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante
Ryan Dodd and Mike Dobbs
Ryan Dodd and Mike Dobbs

The final two players battled heads-up for nearly and hour and the stacks were nearly even.

They agreed to split the remaining prize pool evenly and take home $16,259 each and run one hand out for the trophy.

Mike Dobbs came out on top when his ace nine improved to two pair to take the last BPO trophy of the series and his fifth Borgata Poker trophy.

"He's a really good player it's amazing that he is only 21 years old and already plays that well" Dobbs said about his opponent Ryan Dodd.

The two players shook hands in the early morning hours and made their way to the payout line after a long night of tournament poker.

Michael Dobbs us 5,372,500 5,282,500
Ryan Dodd us 5,372,500 572,500
Robert Matos us Busted
Michael Gregorio US Busted
John Robinson us Busted
Robert Christensen us Busted
Michael Dalessandro US Busted
Bradley Corsello US Busted
Ignazio Azzara US Busted
Jeremiah Mckenna us Busted
Marguerite Spagnuolo us Busted
Alon Aboksis US Busted
George Jannes us Busted
Qing Guo us Busted
Marcello Calabrese us Busted
Jon Gottlieb us Busted
John Mcguinness us Busted
Theodoros Bageorgos US Busted
Yoon Choi us Busted
Nhan Cao us Busted
Vitaly Tevis us Busted
Oren Genzel us Busted
Nino Jabbes us Busted
Mario De La Puente us Busted
Michael Bonita us Busted

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Tags: Mike DobbsRyan Dodd

John Robinson Eliminated in 3rd Place ($7,224)

TKBluffs • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante
John Robinson
John Robinson

Ryan Dodd moved all in from the button and John Robinson put his stack of about 1,800,000 in from the small blind. With the action on Mike Dobbs in the big he called for about 1,700,000 and the hands were shown.

Mike Dobbs: {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
John Robinson: {a-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}
Ryan Dodd: {a-Spades}{3-Spades}

Dobbs had a sweat when the dealer fanned the {10-Spades}{8-Spades}{8-Diamonds} flop giving Dodd the nut flush draw but the turn {5-Diamonds} and river {10-Diamonds} were no help to Dodd.

Dobbs' kings held up and Robinson was eliminated the very next hand earning $7,224 for his third place finish.

Mike Dobbs US 5,400,000 -900,000
Ryan Dodd us 4,800,000 -600,000
John Robinson us Busted

Tags: John RobinsonMike DobbsRyan Dodd


Rob Matos Eliminated in 5th Place ($4,568)

TKBluffs • Level 28: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante
Rob "Pops" Matos
Rob "Pops" Matos

Rob Matos got his stack of about 1,000,000 all in pre-flop holding {k-Diamonds}{j-Spades} against the {10-Spades}{10-Diamonds} of Mike Dobbs.

The dealer fanned the {8-Spades}{4-Clubs}{2-Spades} flop and Dobbs maintained the lead with his pocket tens.

The {k-Clubs} hit the turn and Matos paired his king to put a hammerlock on the hand. The {10-Clubs} hit the river and Dobbs spiked his two outer improving to a set of tens to score the knockout.

Matos wished his tablemates luck as he made his way to the payout line to collect $4,568 for his fifth place finish.

Mike Dobbs US 5,400,000 4,025,000
Rob Matos US Busted

Tags: Mike DobbsRob Matos


Matos Eliminates Bonita

TKBluffs • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

A short stacked Mike Bonita got his last 290,000 all in pre-flop holding {j-Clubs}{6-Clubs} against the {k-Clubs}{9-Hearts} of Rob Matos.

The {a-Hearts}{4-Spades}{4-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{5-Spades} runout was no help to Bonita and he was eliminated in sixth earning $3,755 for his efforts.

Rob Matos US 1,400,000 -1,050,000
Mike Bonita US Busted

Tags: Mike BonitaRob Matos

Dobbs Sends Lin to the Rail

TKBluffs • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Yijun Lin got the last of chips all in pre-flop holding {a-Clubs}{k-Spades} against the {6-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} of Mike Dobbs.

The board ran out {q-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{j-Spades}{9-Spades} and Dobbs' pocket sixes held up to earn him the knockout.

Lin is our seventh place Event #23 finisher and will take home $3,020 for his efforts.

Mike Dobbs US 1,375,000 525,000
Yijun Lin us Busted

Tags: Mike DobbsYijun Lin

Dodd Busts Williams to Extend His Lead

TKBluffs • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Fred Williams got his last 550,000 in on the {j-Spades}{10-Hearts}{2-Spades} flop holding {a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} against the {k-Clubs}{j-Hearts} of Ryan Dodd.

The turn {5-Clubs} and river {2-Diamonds} sealed the deal for Dodd and Williams was eliminated in eighth place earning $2,284 for his efforts.

Dodd is now all alone at the top of the chip counts with more than double the chips of his nearest opponent.

Ryan Dodd us 5,400,000 2,600,000
Fred Williams us Busted